180 Days With Mozart And Me

A Survey Of The Philips Complete Mozart Edition…From Symphonies Through Theatre And Ballet Music

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Entries Tagged as 'Holliger Wind Ensemble'

Of Lingering Colds and Divertimenti in Three Keys (Divertimenti for Strings & Winds, Box 3)

January 13th, 2010 · No Comments · Box 3: Divertimenti for Strings & Wind, Divertimento in B flat, Divertimento in E flat, Divertimento in F, Holliger Wind Ensemble, K213, K240, K252, K253, K270, Mozart at 19, Mozart at 20, Mozart at 21, Salzburg (August 1776), Salzburg (January 1776), Salzburg (January 1777), Salzburg (July 1775)

I’d rather have the flu than a cold. The flu causes me to feel badly, perhaps even occasionally throw up, for about a day. But a cold lays me low for a week to 10 days. I haven’t had the flu in years. In fact, I don’t remember the last time. But I do remember [...]

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Of Pedestals and Oboists (Divertimenti for Strings & Winds, Box 3)

January 12th, 2010 · No Comments · Adagio in B flat, Adagio in C, Adagio in F, Amelie, Amy Adams, Audrey Tautou, Box 3: Divertimenti for Strings & Wind, Divertimento in B flat, Divertimento in E flat, Edo de Waart, Holliger Wind Ensemble, K166, K186, K289, K410, K411, K580a/KA94, Mozart at 17, Mozart at 21, Mozart at 26, Mozart at 27, Mozart at 32, Netherlands Wind Ensemble, Salzburg (1777), Salzburg (March 1773), Salzburg (March 24 1773), Vienna (1782), Vienna (1782-3), Vienna (1788)

It’s official. The adorable, exceptionally talented Audrey Tautou, who stars in Amélie, the 2001 Academy Award-nominated French film I’ve watched two nights in a row, has knocked Amy Adams off The Pedestal. Audrey is now my favorite actress. But don’t be sad, Amy. You’re still a very close second. By the way, the soundtrack to [...]

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Of French Films and Austrian Serenades (Divertimenti for Strings & Winds, Box 3)

January 11th, 2010 · No Comments · (500) Days of Summer, Amelie, Audrey Tautou, Beethoven, Box 3: Divertimenti for Strings & Wind, Brahms, Chopin, Haydn, Holliger Wind Ensemble, Juno, K375, K388/384a, Mozart at 26, Nacht Musik, Screenwriting, Vienna (1782), Vienna (July 1782)

I really, really liked Amélie, the 2001 Oscar-nominated French film starring Audrey Tautou that we watched last night. We intend to watch it again tonight. I’m quite sure that because we were reading the English subtitles we didn’t watch everything happening on the screen. And that’s a shame because what’s happening on the screen is [...]

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